Japanese - Tattoowise
Japanese Horiyoshi Tattoo
Tattoos By Gabe Garcia Iron Tiger Tattoo Columbia Mo
Straight off the "Mr. Lucky" flash from '82 Doing these pieces from my sensei make me so happy. Just real straight forward meat-and-potatoes tattooing. Old Style.
Koi half sleeve, session one done and healing nicely.
By Ken Patten at the Tattoo Station, Newcastle upon Tyne.
This mural was designed to wrap around the walls of the bathrooms at at a bar called Whiskeytown in NYC. To keep with the rock and roll bar's subtle nautical theme I designed the mural to evoke a clash between classic American sailor tattoo imagery and the more modern Japanese influenced tattoos. All of which was filtered through my own illustrative style.
Close-up of Thack's japanese themed water, lotus and cherry blossom chest piece. You can also see his blushing good here.
Three random tattoo ideas
Another couple from the Salsa Congress 2010 in Bangalore. There's something weird going on with the girl's foot on the right side of the shot. I think she had a ribbon get entangled in her heel if I remember right.